First Time overclocking

Hello everyone! So, I have an I5 3570K and I was considering overclocking it. I,ve made a bit of research and I saw some pretty amazing stats. This is my first gaming PC and I have never overclocked before. Do you guys have any tips on how to do so? Any advices on cooling? Thanks!
My specs:
Corsair TX850
I still use the original cooler from my CPU and have a small fan combined with 2 big fans (found them where I work and installed them in my PC) for the rest of my PC
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    You don't want to use your stock fan. You want an nice after market cooler. The Hyper 212 EVO or Cryorig or H7 comes to mind.

    Please note that overclocking is not a one click and done. It can take hours or days before you get the results you are looking for. It's all about trial and error. Download ASUS Realbench and run some test for hours at hand. Record the results. Then increase to see if you can go higher. If works, continue. If you crash, dial it back down. It's also about base clocks and vcore.

    Here is a great guide:
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  2. Go to - there will be so much info your head will spin. Get a decent cooler and you will find a decent OC will be almost as easy as changing the multiplier. If you want to push it, that will take a lot more time and effort.
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